Grant Thornton LLP Task Order Analytics Dashboard Project Manager in Alexandria, Virginia

Grant Thornton is seeking a Manager to join its Enterprise Technology Strategy service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit grantthornton.com/publicsector.

At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Manager will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: * Support all activities related to task order analytics, inclusive of: * Develop, track, and support any project management activities required to monitor the health of the task orders * Working with Quality and Performance team in the development of actionable metrics * Develop and use tools to appropriately track approved metrics * Gather, analyze, and verify inputs to status reports, dashboard, and presentations * Ensure lessons learned from DoD, VA, Industry, and academia are being considered and document new lessons learned for VA * Actively engage project teams to ensure metrics are appropriately reporting on any risk to cost, schedule, or scope * Identify and flag emerging risks, dependencies, and constraints impacting the task order * Perform engagement management responsibilities, including performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project financials, quality review and client management. * Meet or exceed sales targets for new and follow-on work. * Manage business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials. * Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization). * Act as performance manager (coach) for up to four coachees outside of engagement responsibilities. * Interview campus and/or experienced candidates.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific/technical discipline
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience.
  • Experience in developing reports and presentations
  • Experience with a data visualization tool (Power BI, Tableau, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft (MS) Office suite, including MS Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience with executive-level communication, including reports and presentations
  • Experience with IT implementations
  • Experience in the VA or other health-related organization
  • Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
  • U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
  • Travel may be required.
  • Coach and mentor junior staff members.
  • Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
  • Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
  • Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.

Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton’s Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector.

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Title: Task Order Analytics Dashboard Project Manager

Location: Virginia-Alexandria

Requisition ID: 043249

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